Tag Archives: dance/movement therapists

Guest Blogger Jeannine Salemi (LCPC, BC-DMT, GL-CMA), “Boundaries and the Dance/Movement Therapist.”

I work as a dance/movement therapist in an inpatient psychiatric setting. Most of our clients struggle with addiction issues as well as mental illness. Because it is a community hospital, most of the patients who come to us lack the … Continue reading

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Disenchanted with the culture of dance/movement therapy.

When I started my blogging “career” (if you will), I felt this strong sense of dissonance with my passion for dance/movement therapy (DMT) and it’s relevance on the internet.  When attempting to find information about DMT, I found information that … Continue reading

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The 11 things I learned in my first year as a professional dance/movement therapist.

This week marks my one year dance/movement therapy (DMT) anniversary.  One year ago I started my first DMT position, working full-time with adults with Developmental Disabilities (DD) at a day training program.  I admit that I was very lucky to … Continue reading

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Dance/movement therapy and the forbidden topic: money

As with most of my blog posts, I am motivated to write about something that is relevant to me in the moment. The topic for a post might be something I witnessed in my day as a dance/movement therapist, commentary … Continue reading

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What it’s like to be a dance/movement therapy professional.

I recently mentioned that I have begun my first professional dance/movement therapy job.  I am more than thrilled to have a position as a dance/movement therapist and begin to cultivate my career.  One of my goals upon exiting graduate school was … Continue reading

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